COVID Policy

KANEKO is excited to welcome you back into our gallery spaces!  

We are uniquely equipped to manage a restricted number of visitors due to our large gallery space and have carefully adhered to city, state, and federal COVID-19 guidelines when planning for our doors opening. To ensure the safety of our visitors and staff, while visiting KANEKO includes a risk of contracting COVID-19 and that KANEKO is in no way responsible.

Guest Code of Conduct:

Wear a Mask: masks are encouraged in all of our galleries and public spaces, but not required.

Keep Others Safe: do not come to KANEKO if you are not feeling well, have a fever, or have been in contact with a sick person within the last two weeks

Keep a Distance: stand at least 6 feet away from other visitors.

Stay Sanitized: wash your hands often and use our sanitizer stations to keep your hands clean

Be Kind: our staff is working hard to ensure your safety so please be patient when following our directions 


What should I expect when I arrive at the KANEKO on the day of my reservation? 

•   The doors will be open to the public and visitors will be asked to keep a distance of 6 feet from each other when/if waiting to check-in at the reception desk

•   Protective shields have been installed at the admissions desk to reduce contact between gallery supervisors and visitors

•   Our gallery supervisors will check you in at the reception desk – this is a touchless process

•  You will be asked to sanitize your hands before entering the galleries

•  Masks are required to enter KANEKO

What is being exhibited at KANEKO? 

View our current open exhibitions.  All gallery spaces are open and the number of people in each gallery space will be limited.  

How is KANEKO changing its cleaning strategy to maintain safety? 

KANEKO staff are following enhanced cleaning and sanitation protocols based on health and safety guidelines provided by the city, state, and federal authorities. 

Will you be offering any programming with these new policies? 

Yes, we will be holding events for our yearly fundraiser Soiree and other programs as we move forward but they will be developed with our COVID-19 policy guidelines in mind.  You can find updates for all KANEKO events and programs on our website

What services are available?

•  No coat or bag check is available at this time. We do not allow large bags or backpacks in our galleries so you will have to carry coats/small items with you in the galleries. Please plan ahead and do not overburden yourself for your visit

•  All doors in public areas of KANEKO will be propped open

•  Additionally, all of KANEKO public restroom flush mechanisms and faucets are touch-free and paper towels are provided instead of hand dryers

Can I renew my membership while I’m at the KANEKO? 

Yes! We are able to process touchless payments to begin or renew a membership at our reception desk. We are not handling cash at this time. You can also manage online or contact the membership department by emailing by calling (402) 341-3800.